Close the Gap for Vision

Jean McCaughey Oration 2018

In 2008 the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey showed that although Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children had much less poor vision than non-indigenous children, by the age of 40 and above Indigenous adults had six times as much blindness. However, 94% of their vision loss and blindness was unnecessary and could be prevented or treated!  For more information please view Event Flyer.

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When: Thursday, 12th July at 6.00pm

Venue: Copland Theatre, 198 Berkeley Street, University of  Melbourne Carlton

Presented by Professor Hugh Taylor AC MD FAHMS

Melbourne Laureate Professor Hugh Taylor is the Harold Mitchell Chair of Indigenous Eye Health in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne.  Previously he was Head of the Department of Ophthalmology and Founding Director of the Centre for Eye Research Australia.

This is a FREE public event.  To register please visit: goo.gl/VeMfCM - CLOSED

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More Information

Ruth Hentschel

che-enquiry@unimelb.edu.au

+61383444037